The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1562 1507 1122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.96% 21.07% 15.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.83% 25.28% 19.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1330 1309 974
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,050
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Agile Software Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5612 5961 5807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.07% 83.34% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4559 4753 4939
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region.

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in the North West

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +2 902 £40,000 - 189
Cheshire +5 430 £40,000 +6.66% 120
Lancashire +2 124 £35,000 -12.50% 28
Merseyside +1 84 £43,500 +8.75% 33
Cumbria -4 4 £35,000 - 2
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 1338 (42.38%) .NET
2 1238 (39.21%) C#
3 990 (31.36%) Scrum
4 944 (29.90%) JavaScript
5 927 (29.36%) HTML
6 914 (28.95%) SQL Server
7 913 (28.92%) ASP.NET
8 884 (28.00%) TDD
9 859 (27.21%) MVC
10 834 (26.42%) SQL
11 810 (25.66%) CSS
12 636 (20.15%) Java
13 549 (17.39%) Finance
14 524 (16.60%) WCF
15 523 (16.57%) ASP.NET MVC
16 510 (16.15%) jQuery
17 501 (15.87%) Web Services
18 448 (14.19%) Microsoft
19 441 (13.97%) Degree
20 438 (13.87%) SDLC
21 416 (13.18%) Continuous Integration
22 401 (12.70%) Windows
23 399 (12.64%) HTML5
24 375 (11.88%) OO
25 331 (10.48%) BDD
26 326 (10.33%) .NET Framework
27 324 (10.26%) XML
28 305 (9.66%) Software Engineering
29 302 (9.57%) AngularJS
30 297 (9.41%) Project Management

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 154 (4.88%) Node.js
2 133 (4.21%) SharePoint
3 115 (3.64%) CMS
4 69 (2.19%) Apache
5 62 (1.96%) WebLogic
6 57 (1.81%) IIS
7 56 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 54 (1.71%) Umbraco
9 53 (1.68%) Oracle Service Bus
10 46 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
11 44 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
12 42 (1.33%) Tomcat
13 38 (1.20%) WebSphere
14 31 (0.98%) JBoss
15 28 (0.89%) WordPress
16 23 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
17 21 (0.67%) Alfresco
18 17 (0.54%) nginx
19 15 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
20 14 (0.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 232 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 66 (2.09%) MS Project
3 62 (1.96%) MS Office
4 47 (1.49%) Photoshop
5 30 (0.95%) InfoPath
6 23 (0.73%) MS Visio
7 22 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
8 21 (0.67%) OmniGraffle
9 19 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.13%) SPSS
11 3 (0.095%) RoboHelp
11 3 (0.095%) Mingle
11 3 (0.095%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.063%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.063%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 61 (1.93%) Oracle BPM
2 59 (1.87%) Magento
3 15 (0.48%) Visualfiles
4 14 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.29%) Tridion
6 6 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
6 6 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.13%) Exstream
8 4 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
8 4 (0.13%) Unica
9 2 (0.063%) JDE OneWorld
9 2 (0.063%) Agresso
9 2 (0.063%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.063%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.063%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.063%) Sage ERP X3
10 1 (0.032%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 137 (4.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (2.19%) SaaS
4 54 (1.71%) Office 365
5 18 (0.57%) GitHub
6 15 (0.48%) Route 53
7 11 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
8 10 (0.32%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.29%) Trello
10 8 (0.25%) PaaS
11 6 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.16%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.13%) Amazon Glacier
13 4 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 2 (0.063%) Yammer
14 2 (0.063%) Cloud Computing
15 1 (0.032%) Heroku
15 1 (0.032%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 1 (0.032%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 132 (4.18%) Internet
2 59 (1.87%) HTTP
3 53 (1.68%) Wireless
4 31 (0.98%) VPN
5 16 (0.51%) HTTPS
6 12 (0.38%) Network Security
7 11 (0.35%) OpenVPN
7 11 (0.35%) IPsec
7 11 (0.35%) PPTP
7 11 (0.35%) TCP/IP
8 10 (0.32%) Broadband
9 9 (0.29%) PSTN
10 7 (0.22%) GPRS
10 7 (0.22%) UMTS
10 7 (0.22%) SAN
10 7 (0.22%) Intranet
11 6 (0.19%) Firewall
11 6 (0.19%) DNS
11 6 (0.19%) VoIP
11 6 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 914 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 209 (6.62%) MySQL
3 181 (5.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 136 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 105 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 84 (2.66%) Oracle Database
7 79 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 78 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
9 77 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 69 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
11 57 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 54 (1.71%) MongoDB
13 52 (1.65%) Relational Database
14 43 (1.36%) Big Data
15 33 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
16 31 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
17 25 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
18 20 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
19 18 (0.57%) OLAP
20 17 (0.54%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 259 (8.20%) Git (software)
2 214 (6.78%) NUnit
3 184 (5.83%) Selenium
4 171 (5.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 166 (5.26%) Visual Studio
6 122 (3.86%) MSTest
7 119 (3.77%) Rhino Mocks
8 107 (3.39%) Moq
9 102 (3.23%) Jenkins
9 102 (3.23%) Subversion
10 84 (2.66%) SoapUI
11 79 (2.50%) JIRA
12 61 (1.93%) Eclipse
12 61 (1.93%) Cucumber
13 59 (1.87%) SpecFlow
14 55 (1.74%) JUnit
15 51 (1.62%) WebDriver
16 45 (1.43%) Hudson
16 45 (1.43%) Maven
17 44 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 549 (17.39%) Finance
2 200 (6.34%) Retail
3 142 (4.50%) Marketing
4 109 (3.45%) Banking
5 88 (2.79%) Games
6 71 (2.25%) Telecoms
7 63 (2.00%) Financial Institution
8 58 (1.84%) Advertising
9 50 (1.58%) Legal
10 24 (0.76%) Back Office
11 21 (0.67%) Electronics
12 19 (0.60%) Manufacturing
13 18 (0.57%) Music Industry
14 16 (0.51%) Automotive
14 16 (0.51%) Law
15 10 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
17 8 (0.25%) Billing
18 6 (0.19%) Multimedia
19 5 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1810 (57.33%) Developer
2 702 (22.24%) .NET Developer
3 333 (10.55%) Analyst
4 318 (10.07%) C# Developer
5 253 (8.01%) Senior Developer
6 219 (6.94%) Project Manager
7 209 (6.62%) C# .NET Developer
8 194 (6.15%) Java Developer
9 174 (5.51%) Software Developer
10 161 (5.10%) Business Analyst
11 141 (4.47%) Test Analyst
12 135 (4.28%) Architect
13 121 (3.83%) Tester
14 119 (3.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 118 (3.74%) Web Developer
16 101 (3.20%) ASP.NET Developer
17 99 (3.14%) Front-End Developer
18 91 (2.88%) PHP Developer
19 88 (2.79%) Junior
20 87 (2.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1338 (42.38%) .NET
2 927 (29.36%) HTML
3 913 (28.92%) ASP.NET
4 810 (25.66%) CSS
5 524 (16.60%) WCF
6 523 (16.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 510 (16.15%) jQuery
8 501 (15.87%) Web Services
9 399 (12.64%) HTML5
10 326 (10.33%) .NET Framework
11 324 (10.26%) XML
12 302 (9.57%) AngularJS
13 238 (7.54%) SOAP
14 205 (6.49%) WPF
15 203 (6.43%) RESTful
16 199 (6.30%) CSS3
17 175 (5.54%) ASP.NET Web API
18 173 (5.48%) REST
19 164 (5.19%) KnockoutJS
20 162 (5.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 292 (9.25%) Mobile App
2 207 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 185 (5.86%) User Experience
4 157 (4.97%) Computer Science
5 106 (3.36%) Inversion of Control
6 93 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
7 66 (2.09%) iPhone
8 57 (1.81%) N-Tier
9 54 (1.71%) Replication
10 49 (1.55%) Visualisation
11 46 (1.46%) Statistics
12 44 (1.39%) Management Information System
13 36 (1.14%) Client/Server
14 28 (0.89%) iPad
15 26 (0.82%) NHS
15 26 (0.82%) Streaming Music
16 24 (0.76%) Tandem
16 24 (0.76%) Algorithms
17 20 (0.63%) Smartphone
17 20 (0.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 401 (12.70%) Windows
2 228 (7.22%) Android
3 202 (6.40%) Apple iOS
4 197 (6.24%) Linux
5 34 (1.08%) UNIX
6 31 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
7 23 (0.73%) CentOS
8 17 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (0.48%) Mac OS X
10 13 (0.41%) Windows Phone
11 11 (0.35%) Windows CE
11 11 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.13%) SUSE
13 4 (0.13%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.13%) HPUX
14 3 (0.095%) AIX
14 3 (0.095%) VMS
14 3 (0.095%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 990 (31.36%) Scrum
2 884 (28.00%) TDD
3 859 (27.21%) MVC
4 438 (13.87%) SDLC
5 416 (13.18%) Continuous Integration
6 375 (11.88%) OO
7 331 (10.48%) BDD
8 305 (9.66%) Software Engineering
9 297 (9.41%) Project Management
10 294 (9.31%) Web Application Development
11 276 (8.74%) E-Commerce
12 240 (7.60%) Dependency Injection
13 221 (7.00%) Kanban
14 215 (6.81%) Unit Testing
15 199 (6.30%) Mentoring
16 191 (6.05%) Waterfall
17 189 (5.99%) PRINCE2
18 186 (5.89%) Web Development
19 178 (5.64%) SOA
19 178 (5.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1238 (39.21%) C#
2 944 (29.90%) JavaScript
3 834 (26.42%) SQL
4 636 (20.15%) Java
5 256 (8.11%) PHP
6 198 (6.27%) T-SQL
7 169 (5.35%) C++
8 139 (4.40%) VB.NET
9 93 (2.95%) Ruby
10 80 (2.53%) Python
10 80 (2.53%) PL/SQL
11 67 (2.12%) VB
11 67 (2.12%) Objective-C
12 66 (2.09%) C
13 61 (1.93%) VBA
14 57 (1.81%) PowerShell
15 43 (1.36%) Perl
15 43 (1.36%) Bash Shell
16 19 (0.60%) PHP5
17 15 (0.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 441 (13.97%) Degree
2 140 (4.43%) ISEB
3 80 (2.53%) ISTQB
4 50 (1.58%) Security Cleared
5 45 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 44 (1.39%) SC Cleared
7 37 (1.17%) DV Cleared
8 34 (1.08%) PMI Certification
9 26 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 19 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 16 (0.51%) PMP
12 12 (0.38%) MCSD
13 11 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (0.32%) CCNA
14 10 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (0.22%) MCP
15 7 (0.22%) MCPD
16 6 (0.19%) CCNP
17 5 (0.16%) MCAD
17 5 (0.16%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 270 (8.55%) QA
2 11 (0.35%) HL7
3 8 (0.25%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.25%) SLA
4 3 (0.095%) COBIT
5 2 (0.063%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.063%) WCAG
5 2 (0.063%) WAI
5 2 (0.063%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.032%) FATCA
6 1 (0.032%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.032%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.032%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (0.73%) Docker
3 17 (0.54%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.25%) vSphere
5 4 (0.13%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.13%) Kamailio
6 2 (0.063%) vCloud
6 2 (0.063%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.032%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.032%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.032%) XenApp
7 1 (0.032%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (1.01%) Puppet
2 31 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
3 25 (0.79%) Vagrant
4 17 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.22%) Opsview
5 7 (0.22%) Nagios
6 6 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (0.16%) Graphite
8 4 (0.13%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.063%) vMotion
9 2 (0.063%) Netcool
9 2 (0.063%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.063%) Ganglia
9 2 (0.063%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.032%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.032%) Oozie
10 1 (0.032%) Hyperic
10 1 (0.032%) Salt
Vendors
1 448 (14.19%) Microsoft
2 245 (7.76%) Oracle
3 54 (1.71%) Google
3 54 (1.71%) Zend
4 47 (1.49%) IBM
5 40 (1.27%) Facebook
6 34 (1.08%) Sitecore
7 30 (0.95%) VMware
8 27 (0.86%) SAP
9 20 (0.63%) Adobe
10 18 (0.57%) Twitter
11 17 (0.54%) DevExpress
12 15 (0.48%) Tableau
12 15 (0.48%) Capita
12 15 (0.48%) HP
12 15 (0.48%) Stellent
13 13 (0.41%) Apple
13 13 (0.41%) EMC
13 13 (0.41%) OpenText
14 10 (0.32%) Citrix
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